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24th April 1976, Paul and Linda McCartney spent the evening with John Lennon at his New York Dakota apartment and watched Saturday Night Live on TV. Producer of the show Lorne Michaels made an offer on air asking The Beatles to turn up and play three songs live. Lennon and McCartney thought about taking a […]

Paul Revere & The Raiders released their 5th LP “Midnight Ride” on May 9 (some sources say May 6), 1966. The album featured the U.S. top five single “Kicks.” and their version of “(I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone”, a song The Monkees would have a hit with a year later. All of the member of […]

Paul McCartney released his self-titled debut solo LP “McCartney” in the US on April 20, 1970. It had been released in the UK 3 days earlier. It was issued on Apple Records in April after McCartney had resisted attempts by his fellow Beatles to have the release delayed to allow for Apple’s previously scheduled titles, […]

10th April 1970, 27 year-old Paul McCartney issued a press statement, announcing that The Beatles had split, (one week before the release of his solo album). McCartney said, “I have no future plans to record or appear with The Beatles again, or to write any music with John”. John Lennon, who had kept his much-earlier […]

Remember Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder singing “Ebony and Ivory”? It wasn’t always that easy. Petula Clark did her first and only US TV special on April 8, 1968. It was called “Petula” and was on NBC. Petula’s featuring guest star was Harry Belafonte. The two performed a duet on an antiwar song she’d written […]

John Lennon married Yoko Ono 49 years ago today. It was a week after Paul McCartney married Linda Eastman. John and Yoko had some problems getting the wedding arranged and John ended up writing a song about it. We have posted many stories about John and Yoko on this site and we always get a […]

If Paul Kantner was still with us, he would have been celebrating his 77th birthday today. We lost Paul on Jan. 28th of 2016. Paul not only was a founding member of Jefferson Airplane, he was a founding member of the ‘San Francisco Sound’. He may be gone, but his music will live on forever. […]

10th March 1964, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel recorded ‘The Sounds Of Silence’ as an acoustic duo. It wasn’t until record company producers added electric guitar, bass and drums, without the knowledge of Paul and Art, that the song would become a hit in late 1965. Read it here

28th January 2016, American guitarist, singer and songwriter, Paul Kantner died in San Francisco at the age of 74 due to multiple organ failure and septic shock after he suffered a heart attack days earlier. He was known for co-founding Jefferson Airplane, the leading psychedelic rock band of the counterculture era, and its more commercial […]

On Jan. 28, 1968, The Who, Small Faces and Paul Jones were in the middle os a short tour of Australia. They got on a flight in Adelaide heading to their next stop. Now here’s a surprise… things got out of hand on the flight. Here is what the Small Faces’ drummer Kenney Jones has […]


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